Friday, September 30, 2011

It's Official! Old Brooklyn Drops Oct 25th

The long-awaited Andy Statman double CD set Old Brooklyn will be available everywhere  (Shefa Records, disc and download - order it here now) on October 25th 2011.  The album features original and cover material and the entire range of Andy's restless musical creativity.  Playing both clarinet and mandolin, Andy is joined by long-time bandmates Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle and special guests including Béla Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, Paul Shaffer, Byron BerlineJon Sholle, Lew Soloff and many others.

Check out a preview - a teaser video featuring a brand new klezmer-meets-bluegrass rave-up here.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

A Klezmer Reunion, Tuesday September 20th

Our last guest at The Charles Street Synagogue before the holiday break will be David Steinberg, one of the quartet that made up the original Andy Statman Klezmer Orchestra way back in the day.  He'll join us on Tuesday, September 20th at a new time: 8:30 PM

The trio will be at the Jalopy Theater in Brooklyn on Thursday September 22nd @ 9:00 - always a great night at a wonderful venue.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Bill Monroe's One Hundredth Birthday Jubilee, Tuesday September 13th

Andy, Jim and Larry celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the father of bluegrass with accordionist Charles Giordano and vocal stylist "Thirsty" Dave Hansen at the Charles Street Synagogue, Tuesday September 13th at 9 PM.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Will Holshouser @ Charles Street, Tuesday 6 September

When he isn't splattered all over the windscreen, Will Holshouser is one of New York's most dynamic accordionistas.  He re-joins Andy, Jim and Larry at the Charles Street Synagogue on Tuesday, 6 Sept at 9 PM.  Also - Andy's trio will be at Barbés in Brooklyn Thursday the 8th @ 10 PM.